World of Warcraft: Shadowlands – Release Date and Developer Update

Shadowlands is the newest expansion pack for the popular multiplayer game World of Warcraft. It is planned for release in the year 2020. The release was delayed due to the ongoing pandemic going on the world. Here is all we know about the upcoming release:

Release Date

WoW, Shadowlands, is set to release in the Fall of 2020. In the video released on the WoW youtube channel,  Executive Producer John Hight promised to deliver the pack soon even though the production is affected due to the Quarantine. He revealed some collector items for the enthusiast. Watch the full stream in the linked video, which contains the announcement and Beta Information from Game Director Ion Hazzikostas.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

This is the eighth expansion in this MMORPG game, first released in 2004. According to the game director, the alpha for the map was fine-tuned over the months. As of right now, the beta is available to play for developers. The final product is scheduled to ship in a few months. Following are the new features added in the upcoming expansion:

New Game+ Experience: If you wanna start the game anew, you can start the quest from Island called “Exile Reach.” You can learn the gameplay and system. Doing that, you will proceed through the Battle of Azeroth to get to Shadowlands.

Level Squish: In Shadowlands, the players at Level 120 in Battle of Azeroth will get reduced to Level 50. Additionally, Level 60 is the final cap for any player as it was in the old game.

Zones: Shadowlands has five major zones in total: Bastion, Ardenweald, Revendreth, Maldraxxus, and The Maw.

Covenants: There are four covenants in the Shadowlands expansion. These are  Kyrian of Bastion, the Night Fae of Ardenweald, the Venthyr of Revendreth, and the Necrolords of Maldraxxus. Each covenant will have its quest and campaigns opted after reaching Level 60 for new users, while the older users will get to play them immediately.

Plot

Sylvanas Windrunner takes the Helm of Domination from the Lich King of Ice Crown Citadel after loses her position as Warchief of the Horde. The defeat of N’Zoth in the battle of Azeroth made her travel to the Scourge-infested wastes of Northrend. When she shatters the Helm of Bolvar Fordragon, the Lich King, the relates are torn down, and a portal opens to the Meadowlands. This is the afterlife of Azeroth. The Maw is the place in the afterlife that is reserved for the most sinful souls. It turns out. It is absorbing all the soul now.

Check out the cinematic trailer for Shadowlands;

Blizzard Entertainment is creating the game. They are working on the new expansion, with many developers contributing to the best results for the game. They want to update the storyline for the long-running game and provide more content for the gamers to keep playing. The Quarantine provides you the opportunity to enjoy it more than ever before. Do buy the new expansion when it comes out. Stay tuned with us for further updates on this. Provide your feedback in the comments below. Let us know your thoughts!

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